Download PDF by K. D. Sullivan: A Cure For The Common Word: Remedy Your Tired Vocabulary

By K. D. Sullivan

ISBN-10: 0071493301

ISBN-13: 9780071493307

Make your sick vocabulary pass from basically solid to exceptionally splendid and stupendous!

Your mind holds a magnificent vocabulary of greater than 20,000 phrases, yet likelihood is you just use a small fraction of them. That fraction is generally full of tired oldies that experience misplaced their effect, comparable to interesting, good, and <i>nice</i.. you can now rejuvenate your vocabulary and rehab your verbal talents with this advisor for utilizing language to speak extra successfully in writing and speech.

Inside, you'll locate greater than thirty possible choices for every of the only hundred most ordinarily overused phrases within the English language. besides a listing of synonyms, each one universal note comes with definitions, pattern sentences, witty charges, motives of why the observe fails to speak, and masses extra.

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Especially in business, correct can mean much more than just the facts—it can refer to etiquette or tone—so we need more description of what correct means for the brochure. powerful remedies Substitute an alternative remedy for correct: Be sure to use the details in the brochure. appropriate The details should be suitable or fitting for this particular brochure. factual Be sure all details pertain to accurate facts. legitimate The details need to be in accordance with established or accepted patterns and standards.

Tedious The movie was tiresome because it was so long, slow, or dull. unexciting The movie wasn’t at all stimulating or thought-provoking. wearisome The movie was so lacking in interest that Michael and Beth were mentally tired out. Golf without bunkers and hazards would be tame and monotonous. So would life. B. C. FORBES bring 30 PART OF SPEECH DEFINITION verb to carry, convey, lead, or cause to go along to another place chape rone pany accom escort usher lead transport schlepp cures for the common word accompany attend back bear carry chaperone companion conduct consort convey deliver escort fetch gather guide heel hump import lead lug pack pick up piggyback ride schlepp shoulder take take along tote transfer transport truck usher You can lead a man to Congress, but you can’t make him think.

Perfect Our plan is pretty good, but the committee wants us to make it flawless—or as close as possible—to give us the best opportunity of approval. refine Our plan needs to be more precise or in clearer form. strengthen To increase our chances for a loan, the bank wants us to make our plan stronger—for example, by giving more information on our financial status. One thousand days to learn; ten thousand days to refine. JAPANESE PROVERB difficult 48 PART OF SPEECH DEFINITION adjective not easily or readily done backb reakin g us arduo challenging laborious dema ndi intricate ng herculean cures for the common word ambitious arduous backbreaking bothersome burdensome challenging crucial demanding effortful exacting formidable galling gargantuan hard hard-won heavy herculean immense intricate irritating labored laborious onerous painful problem problematic prohibitive rigid severe strenuous titanic toilsome tough troublesome trying unyielding uphill upstream wearisome To build may have to be the slow and laborious task of years.

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